SILS News

May 8, 2014
Alumni Ashraf Farrag (MSIS '10 & CHIP Certificate '11) and Robert Bradford (CHIP Certificate '13), won 1st place for their poster at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Research Day in the Computer Science category. The "symposium of posters and...
May 8, 2014
The National Consortium For Data Science (NCDS) data science faculty fellows at a glance, features Dr. Jane Greenberg, professor at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, director of the Metadata Research Center and NCDS Fellow in a...
May 8, 2014
  The Wilson Special Collections Library will open its doors to reunion and commencement visitors during a special open house on Saturday, May 10. Yearbooks from the reunion classes of 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, and 2004 will be on view, along with other items...
May 7, 2014
Tom Caruso, Health Information Liaison Research Associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science and RTI-Center for the Advancement of Health Information Technology, was caught on film in front of the White House last May speaking about the...
May 7, 2014
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will welcome Dr. Amelia N. Gibson to the School's faculty as assistant professor on July 1, 2014. “We are delighted to welcome Amelia to the SILS faculty,” said Dr. Gary Marchionini,...
May 6, 2014
Amazing things are afoot at SILS!  This year, our undergraduate students:   •  Attended networking events and met with working professionals from the field,    •  Had exclusive access to companies in the Research Triangle Park and across the nation, and...
May 5, 2014
Demetria Tucker (MSLS '78), senior family and youth librarian at the Pearl Bailey Branch Library in Newport News, Virginia, will receive the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) Distinguished Alumna Award for 2014 at the School’s...
May 5, 2014
On Sunday, May 11, 2014 the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will conduct its spring commencement ceremony and celebration for students who have completed their degree requirements. Ceremony The SILS ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Frank Porter Graham...
May 1, 2014
CHAPEL HILL, NC - A new degree program that focuses on biomedical and health informatics at the master’s level is now available through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Graduate School. The Master of Professional Science in Biomedical and Health Informatics is...
April 30, 2014
You voted and the nominations are in for your favorite teachers. Based on the judging criteria of teaching excellence, innovation, classroom instruction and mentoring skills, you have nominated the following faculty members for the 2014 Deborah Barreau Award for Teaching Excellence. Jaime Arguello...
April 30, 2014
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) is seeking student applicants interested in contemporary art, archives and preservation to identify, organize and care for the complex records of visual artists in North Carolina. “Learning from Artists’ Archives: Preparing Next...
April 29, 2014
The first in a series of children’s books about rescue animals has been published by Kelly Johnson Lee (ABJM '03, MSIS ‘05), an alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (SILS) and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication...
April 28, 2014
North Carolina State University (NCSU) Libraries has selected Virgina Ferris as one of three new fellows for the NCSU Libraries Fellowship program. Ferris, a graduate student of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will begin...
April 25, 2014
The founder and moderator of the popular JESSE listserv, Gretchen Whitney (MSLS ‘75), alumna of the University of North Carolina at Chapel HillSchool of Information and Library Science (SILS) and retired professor of the University of Tennessee Knoxville School of Information Sciences, passed...
April 24, 2014
The iRODS Consortium announced the release of iRODS 4.0, a sustainable and production-oriented version of the iRODS (integrated Rule-Oriented Data System) data management platform. iRODS is a popular, highly configurable, open source technology used in high-demand production sites around the world...